Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards

2nd Edition

Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

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Key Features

  • Unique! 96 full-color illustrated mnemonics cover key pathophysiology concepts.
  • Sturdy, spiral-bound cards offer durability as well as portability.
  • Colored tabs make it easy to find topics.
  • Concise What You Need to Know monographs on each card provide more detailed information and specific nursing implications.
  • Unique! Color highlights emphasize four central topics:
    • Serious/life-threatening implications in pink
    • Common clinical findings in blue
    • Important nursing implications in yellow
    • Patient teaching in green

Table of Contents

Body's Self-Defense
Normal Immune Response
Characteristics of Immune Response
Immunity
Inflammation
HIV in Children and Infants  NEW!
Cellular Proliferation
Oncogenes
Carcinogenesis
Metastasis
Pulmonary System
Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract -- Breathing vs. Gas Exchange  NEW!
Alveolar-Capillary Gas Exchange
Common Symptoms of Pulmonary Problems
Dyspnea
Hypercapnia and Respiratory Acidosis
Hypoxemia
Carbon Dioxide Narcosis and COPD
Oxygen Toxicity
Cor Pulmonale
Pneumonia  NEW!
Cardiovascular System
Common Symptoms of Cardiac Problems
Cardiac Output
Atherosclerosis
Hypertension
Cardiac Ischemia
Heart Failure
Valvular Dysfunction
Cardiac Conduction System
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Congenital Heart Defects
Cardiac Tamponade
Hypovolemic Shock
Cardiogenic Shock
Hematologic
Common Hematologic Problems
Blood Cells and Plasma
Blood Cells
ABO Blood Grouping
Rh Factor  NEW!
Platelets, Plugs, and Clotting Factor
Abnormal White Blood Cell (WBC) Production
Endocrine System
Negative Feedback Control of Hormones
Factors That Influence Insulin Production
Insulin -- What Does It Do?  NEW!
Somogyi Effect
Dawn Phenomenon
Cushing's Syndrome
Addison's Disease
Aging and Endocrine System Function
Musculoskeletal System
Common Clues to Musculoskeletal Woes
Types of Fractures
Joint Movement
Inflammatory Joint Disease
Congenital Musculoskeletal Defects and Deformities
Joint Degeneration -- Osteoarthritis
Aging and Musculoskeletal System Function
Sensory System
Alterations in Ocular Movements -- Visual Dysfunction
Alterations in Visual Acuity
Alterations in Refraction
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Details

No. of pages:
208
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323086097
Electronic ISBN:
9780323172745
Print ISBN:
9780323067478

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